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Marketing and packaging is specifically designed to catch your attention and distract you from what you really need at the grocery store. However, two social scientists are making small changes that will have a big impact on our healthy habits.

Social Media helps college Presidents

Be more Presidential – this article on how college President’s are using social media to help meet their school’s objectives is a great read. But kind of a long read, so let me give you the important bits and how you can learn from them. 

The New Chicken & Waffles

Crispy fried chicken and chipotle mayo between two halves of a glazed doughnut? Ummm, yes please.  Introducing the latest State Fair monstrosity – Chicken and Waffles with a Twist. And I love it. 

Let your friends be the DJ

Pow Wow is a brand new app that lets you open up your Spotify playlist to select people (who hopefully have great taste in music) so that they can add songs to your playlist. At a wedding? Let your iPhone be the DJ? At a party? Let everyone contribute their own music suggestions so the […]

Can your Klout land you a job?

From my pal @alainawiens comes this post on Klout scores – should social media metrics, such as likes and follows, be used by employers to judge the worth of their job candidates?

Keep calm and creative

When your job depends on you having fresh, creative ideas it’s easy to feel the pressure of new/now/different.  If you’re feeling stressed, take a minute and read the Holstee Manifesto. There, don’t you feel better? Now get back to work!